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call engineering from union college in new york. our next witness is dr. shirley ann jackson president of the pollty -- prior to her tenure, mr. dr. jackson served as the chair. she also is had a career working in several physics laboratories and researching sub anatomic particles. she earned her ph.d. in elementary particle physics from m.i.t. our final witness is dr. charles vest president of the national academy of engineering. he was elected to the position in 2007 and serving a six-year term. dr. vest also is the president of the montana institute of technology and earned the ph.d. in mechanical engineering from the university of michigan. prior to his time in the academic world, the doctor was vice chair of the u.s. counsel of competitiveness for eight years and a member of the president's committee of advisers on science and technology during the bush and clinton administrations. both dr. vest and dr. jackson were also distinguished members of the panel that -- the 2005 national academy study rising above the gathering storm. it recommended ways to keep america economic economic
1807 to 1857. president madison, john quincy adam, monroe, and fill more, and andrew jackson were all inaugurated in the room that we are in. and we're now join by just a second termer from florida, his name is dennis roth, and he is a republican from the 15th 15th district. mr. roth, overall, the tone of the president's speech. this is your third or fourth state of the union, correct? >> correct mitchell -- correct. my fourth one -- my third. the tone was moderate and i mean that he was correct. we can't cut our way into prosperity by cutting our spending. but what we needs to say is to go further and say we can grow our way into prosperity, and the only way to grow into sprues spirit is if we give some incentives to bring back the jobs to america and bring back investment to america that creates jobs. one thing he talked about was the simpson-bowles act. it has taken him three years to bring it up. i filed a bill memorialaalizeing the plan. i think we need to reform or tax system and eliminate tax loopholes and exemptions, create on incentive so business will thrive again in this co
of the united states created. andrew jackson basically ended its charter. there's a long history of mistrust in parts of the united states about the central bank and what it is back in the jefferson and hamill 10 days. a lot of the farm state bankers didn't trust the first bank of the united states was kind of acting in the entries. the federal reserve was created years ago and it's got unusual structure, kind of an outgrowth of this history of mistrust through central banking. as the federal reserve board in washington make up of seven governors and a chairman, ben bernanke. and 12 regional fed bank and they're they're all part of this federal reserve system. at the regional fed banks, every bank, every charter bank of the united states has to pain capital in return for the jay david and. but these are not things the way we think of commercial banks. the federal reserve bank of new york is not like citigroup out there trying to earn profits are returned to shareholders. the job is to manage the money supply can be a lender of last resort, which is what the federal reserve did supply can be
that andrew jackson, they loved emily. she covered everything. the women all liked her and the women's opinions meant more than people thought in washington. i'm only became his acting first lady. she had changed her plea. she was polished. some people thought she was rude and rustic from the country. >> house oversight committee leaders come and tear issa and elisha cummings testify on viability of the u.s. postal service. their testimony came before the subcommittee one week after the post-general announcement of the military five-day letter delivery service. this is 40 minutes. >> i have a statement that i want to give. i'm going to just yield to her friends from the house, chairman issa, try ranking democrat on the elisha cummings. especially in the last months of last year, had a chance to bear down and try to get to -- we got in the red sun in terms of final solution we've made real progress. and when to forego comments initially and ask our colleagues to just go ahead and pick it up from there. again, thank you for joining us. >> thank you. chairman carper, ranking member cobu
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